Category: Motorcycle News

One Awesome Triumph Bonneville Custom From Toro Meyer

It appears Chris  “Toro” Meyer, has had a wild ride through this life so far, and if all goes to plan, it’s going to get a lot wilder in the next year. Toro, aside from building this really fine Triumph Bonneville custom, The Bonneville Black, is planning to make a...

Keira Knightly Chanel Parfum and A Classic Ducati 750 SS

Keira Knightley will surely get a buzz going in this teaser for the new Chanel Coco Mademoiselle fragrance, but it’s the motorcycle she rides while shilling for the parfum that gets my heart racing. I know nothing of parfum, but this is how the flacks describe this particular fragrance: Sexy,...

Ron Finch Is the Antonio Gaudi of Grease and Gasoline

There are lots of folks who build custom motorcycles. Some of them are craftsman, some of them are hobbyists, some are visionaries but Ron Finch is an artist with a distinctly unique vision. Finch is, for lack of a more fitting metaphor, the Antonio Gaudi of Grease and Gasoline. Metalworker,...

Become A Rattle Can Tintoretto And Paint Your Own Motorcycle

If you want to do a flattering paint job on your motorcycle, you can do it the hard (and undoubtedly correct and time-intensive) way. Get an HPLV sprayer, a compressor, take pains to mix up some expensive and beautiful PPG colors and put the paint on in a humidity-controlled spray...

Rat Fink Motorcycles Need No Stinkin Chrome Polish

“Not the owner of many possessions will you be right to call happy: he more rightly deserves the name of happy who knows how to use the Gods’ gifts wisely and to put up with rough poverty, and who fears dishonor more than death.” – Quintus Horatius Flaccus (Horace) While...

Interview with Stuart Garner On the Reincarnation of Norton Motorcycles and ‘NortonGate’

Hell for Leather is reporting that all is not well at the new Norton Motorcycles despite Stuart Garner’s very public campaign to demonstrate the vitality of his effort to revive the iconic brand. The HFL story originated with a piece from BikerGlory, and it includes some serious allegations. We thought...